How Philippe Coutinho Reacted To Lionel Messi's Second Goal Against Celta Vigo

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Lionel Messi scored twice as FC Barcelona moved comfortably into the Copa del Rey quarterfinals by thrashing Celta Vigo 5-0 at the Nou Camp in their last 16 second leg game on Thursday.

Alba has set up seven goals for Messi this season in all competitions and Barca's all-time top scorer returned the favour with a curling pass from deep which his team mate slid in to poke inside the near post for the third goal after 28 minutes.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, Messi made way before the hour mark for Ousmane Dembele. It wasn't until the last minute that Ivan Rakitic netted the fifth from a corner taken by Dembele.

New signing Philippe Coutinho, who officially joined on Monday, watched on from the stands as Barca ran riot. The Brazil midfielder will make his debut after he recovers from a right leg muscle injury.

Level at 1-1 after the first leg, the three-time defending champions were 4-0 up by half time.

Messi quickly quashed any chance of Celta springing an upset. The Argentina worldwide then worked goalkeeper Sergio Alvarez with a shot from the edge of the area.

"Messi is the best player in history and the best in the world by a difference", Alba told reporters after the game.

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Two minutes later the same combination linked up again as Messi poked home another Alba cross.

Not long after, Andres Iniesta was also withdrawn from the action, and given there was no need to chase more goals, Barcelona were happy to hold the ball and conserve energy for much of the second period.

Barca's onslaught continued with goal number four on 31 minutes, as Luis Suarez pounced on a sloppy backpass from Pione Sisto to hammer a first-time finish beyond the reach of Alvarez.

Celta drew 2-2 in the Camp Nou in the La Liga earlier in the season and held Real Madrid to a 2-2 draw on Sunday.

Sevilla beat Cadiz 2-1 with goals from Wissam Ben Yedder and Joaquin Correa to advance 4-1 on aggregate.

"It was a complicated match". "But I shouldn't say that because it will mean we'll draw them!"